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Ariel Dora Stern, PhD

Ariel Dora Stern is the Poronui Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Technology and Operations Management Unit at Harvard Business School, where she teaches the MBA course “Transforming Health Care Delivery.” Ariel’s research focuses on innovation in health care. Her projects consider the regulation, strategy, and economics of health care, with a focus on understanding the drivers of new product development among firms and the determinants of how medical technologies are adopted and used in practice. Her research has been cited by Bloomberg, The New York Times, and National Public Radio. Ariel received her Ph.D. from Harvard, where she was a National Bureau of Economic Research Predoctoral Fellow in the Economics of Health and Aging. She holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Dartmouth College, where she was a Presidential Scholar and a two-time U.S. national collegiate figure skating champion.